Citratandula, Citrataṇḍula, Citra-tandula: 3 definitions


Citratandula means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chitratandula.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Citrataṇḍula (चित्रतण्डुल).—a medicinal plant said to possess anthelmintic virtues.

Derivable forms: citrataṇḍulam (चित्रतण्डुलम्).

Citrataṇḍula is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms citra and taṇḍula (तण्डुल).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Citrataṇḍula (चित्रतण्डुल).—mfn. subst.

(-laḥ-lā-laṃ) A medicinal plant, said to possess anthelmintic virtues: see viḍaṅga. E. citra wonderful, and taṇḍula grain. citraḥ taṇḍulaḥ asya . viḍaṅge .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Citrataṇḍula (चित्रतण्डुल):—[=citra-taṇḍula] [from citra > cit] m. Embelia Ribes, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Citrataṇḍulā (चित्रतण्डुला):—[=citra-taṇḍulā] [from citra-taṇḍula > citra > cit] f. idem, [Bhāvaprakāśa v, 1, 112.]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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